The U of T community will be hosting many events throughout 2017. Details will be released over the next few months and during the Sesquicentennial year. Check back to find out how you can get participate as we mark Canada’s 150th birthday.

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March 2017

Struggle and Story: Canada in Print

March 20 - September 1
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 120 St George St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5 Canada
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In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. The documents in this exhibition – manuscripts, printed books, engravings, and photographs – tell the story behind the making of a nation. On these pages may be found the record of our ancestors’ efforts to understand the majesty and wealth of this land and its waterways; the interaction between colonists and the First Nations, the legacy of which remains problematic to the present; and the tension between French and English which has so often…

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July 2017

“Becoming a Canadian in Toronto” community heritage program

July 1

ON HOLD* Date + Details TBC - July 2017. (Note: May include pilot projects at various civic centres around July 1, 2016)

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Canada Day Carillon Recital at Soldiers’ Tower

July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Soldiers’ Tower, 7 Hart House Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H3 Canada
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The 51 bells of the historic Soldiers' Tower war memorial carillon will ring out for a special Canada Day recital featuring alumnus Roy Lee. The recital will include the world premiere of the winning entry (youth category) of the House of Commons’ "Chime In, Canada!” sesquicentennial composition competition. The Memorial Room museum inside Soldiers’ Tower will be open to visitors. The free outdoor event will proceed rain or shine. Seating will be provided.

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